Saving print images to TIFF


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Saving print images to TIFF

Now let's talk about the file formats that are designed to work with flat image files starting with TIFF. Now TIFF, which stands for Tag Image File Format is the most popular image format in print design. And the reason is that it's widely compatible and it features lossless compression. Now technically, TIFF does support layers. So you can save a layered document to the TIFF format without losing anything. But there are two problems: one is, TIFF always goes ahead and saves a flat version of the image along with the layers so you get bigger files than you do with PSD when Maximize Compatibility is turned off.

And the other issue is a matter of tradition. Most folks that work with TIFF don't anticipate that the file might contain layers. The one exception might be if you want to preserve transparency in an image. For example, I'm going to select the background and then Shift+Click on royal violet to select all four of these items in the Layers panel and then I'll press the...

Saving print images to TIFF
Video duration: 4m 48s 7h 45m Beginner Updated Sep 17, 2014

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Saving print images to TIFF provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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